Young Women Composers Camp



The 2019 application will be made available on January 15th.

concert track Application requirements:

  • Supplemental musical materials. You can choose to submit any of the following options below (mix and match if you prefer), and must submit at least two files.

    • 1–2 sample compositions of any length or instrumentation. A midi file or live recording may be included in the application, but is not necessary. Music should preferably be notated on computer software, but a scanned image of a handwritten score may also be submitted (please make sure it is legible).

    • 1–2 recordings/videos of an improvisation

    • 1–2 recordings/videos of a composition or song that is not notated.

    • Anything else that you think we should see/hear that shows your musical ability.

  • Recommendation letter from a teacher (a music teacher is preferred, but not necessary). The link to submit recommendation letters will be posted here when the application opens.
    Accepted format: PDF

If you do not have any compositional experience but are interested in applying, please submit a 250–500 word essay in place of sample compositions. The essay should focus on your musical experiences and why you would like to attend the camp. You will have the option to submit this essay within the general application.


tech track Application requirements:


Students who wish to be considered for financial aid scholarships will need to fill out an additional application, which will be made available on January 15th.

Application Deadline: March 15th, 2019

There is no fee to apply.